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Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
any congressional action. let's bring in our cnn white house correspondent brianna keilar. she's working the story for us. what are you hearing? >> reporter: wolf, i'm told that there is very much a sense in this meeting between vice president joe biden and advocates of gun control as well as those who have suffered gun violence themselves or lost loved ones to it that there was actually very much a sense that this was an opportunity to do something and they believe they have a bit of, i guess you could say, a mandate to do something because of poll numbers showing the public opinion has shifted in this. the news that the vice president made today was that the white house is looking to go it alone, at least in some ways as it chooses to tackle this problem. go it alone without congress' help and observers of this debate, as you know, have said that this is definitely a possibility but biden today confirmed that it's something the white house is pursing. here's what he said. >> i want to make it clear that we are not going to get caught up in the notion unless we can do everything
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
. thank you. nice of you. "cnn newsroom" with carol costello right now. >>> condition critical, hospitals take emergency measures to deal with a severe strain of flu and overflow of patients. plus -- >> shoot him again, shoot him. oh, no. >> moments of terror, a hero mother on the phone with her husband, while a burglar hunts down her family. hear the 911 tape as she hides in the attic with her 9-year-old twins. >>> breaking his silence, lance armstrong agreeing to sit down with oprah winfrey. the downfall and the doping accusations, will we hear a confession from the once cycling great? >>> and he climbed all the way to the top of a storm-soaked roller coaster to plant an american flag. later you'll hear why he did it and what happened to him. "newsroom" starts now. good morning to you, thank you so much for being with us. i'm carols cou s coulcostello. we begin with a story that might be in your home, you don't know it or not, the outbreak of the flu, this year exceptionally early and unusually rampant. at least 43 states reports widespread cases and hospitals are starting to
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
really have any impact on the kinds of movies that are being made? nischelle turner, cnn, hollywood. >> let's hope the conversation is just beginning. that's it for me. "cnn newsroom" continues now with brooke baldwin. >>> as i speak, andrew cuomo is introducing what is being called one of the toughest gun control laws in the entire country but will it work? i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >>> when celebrities want to confess, they usually go to oprah. so will lance armstrong, is this the plan? >>> plus, the political future of hugo chavez on the brink. >>> and in one county, police don't have enough ammunition because of a run on bullets. one distributor says, he has never seen it so bad. >>> good to see you here. i'm brooke baldwin. beating the president to the punch, new york's governor is getting ready to propose sweeping gun control laws. here he is, andrew cuomo, governor of new york, waiting for him, i should say, that wasn't him there, using the state of the state address to push for, supporters say, some of the toughest gun restrictions in the whole country. so here's
Jan 9, 2013 8:00am PST
available. what's the news that's being broken here at cnn? >> reporter: that's right. the treasury department, as you know, timothy geithner, has said that he would be leaving around inauguration time. now my colleague, gloria borger, saying that president obama will be nominating jack lew as treasury secretary and that that announcement is expected sometime this week. this had been widely expected, jack lew, who has worked in a couple of administrations as the budget chief. he also worked on wall street. we've done some reporting on concerns about his experience not only from those on wall street but also some progressive groups. nonetheless, the president expected to nominate someone who he has talked about as a trusted confidante, someone who has worked very hard in trying to right the ailing economy. according to this source, the president expected to nominate him to be the next treasury secretary, and that announcement expected sometime this week. >> all right. well, thank you for that, dan. and nice quick work, i might add as well. and by the way, for our audience who might n
Jan 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
close to the passage of the health care law tells cnn, "this is what was viewed as a relatively benign way to make sure the national rifle association didn't get involved with this." reid has been a top advocate of gun rights for years. in fact, just days after the health care law was signed, reid invited wayne la pierre, a top official at the nra, to the opening of this nevada weapons range. >> people who criticize this probably would criticize baseball. >> reporter: la pierre's visit was a big boost for reid, who was courting gun owners in his very pro-second amendment state of nevada, in a tough battle for re-election. >> i also want to thank you, senator, for your support every day at the federal level for the second amendment, and for the rights of american gun owners. >> reporter: both reid and the nra declined to talk to cnn on camera. but democratic sources on capitol hill say the nra was not the only threat to the president's health care bill. lawmakers were also worried about conspiracy theories circulating among gun enthusiasts that falsely accused the obama administration o
Jan 9, 2013 9:00am PST
after paying $20,000 for her. saudi arabia's human rights commission told cnn a divorce had been granted in this case. spent a lot of time in saudi arabia. tell us more about this and how people in the region reacted to this. because old men marrying young women is not legal. >> reporter: that's right. i spoke a short while ago with the head of the human rights commission in saudi arabia and he said a divorce has been granted. he said a teen was dispatched to the small village, they spoke with the girl, her family and the husband and resolved the dispute. this divorce will be registered with the court and this dowry will be returned to the husband. the husband claimed he had been ripped off. he said he paid this money and because of that this girl when she left the marriage house that was going against the marriage contract. he was outraged because of that. that man had also claimed that the girl was 25. the human rights commission said she is 15 and the girl never wanted to get married and wanted to escape the husband and now the marriage is final. >> this caused a huge amount o
Jan 9, 2013 2:00am PST
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Jan 9, 2013 4:00am PST
was horrific. >> cnn's casey wian in centennial, colorado, for thus morning. the prosecution about to wrap up the case. how has it gone for them so far on what they are trying to accomplish? >> soledad, they have been able to accomplish quite a bit. clearly trying to show the james holmes methodically planned this attack for a long time. capable of doing that. to counter what is expected to be a limited metal capacity defense. they have shown he booby trapped his apartment in an effort, an elaborate scheme involving remote controlled cars, fishing line, diversionary smoke devices, napalm. he began purchasing firearms in may 2012, he purchased 6,300 rounds of ammunition. two smoke grenades, and went so far as he registered on two at the same timing -- dating websites, and he asked will you visit me in prison? showing he knew what he was doing and what the consequences might be? back to you. >>> john berman with an update on the rest of the day's stories. >> is it possible there won't be a single u.s. troop on afghan soil by the end of next year? the administration considering leaving b
Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
coaster that lately has had more downs than ups. jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> that's it for us. thanks very much for watching. remember, you can always follow what's going on here in "the situation room" on twitter. that's it. "outfront" starts right now. >>> "outfront" next, insurance giant aig got a $182 billion taxpayer bailout. you may remember that. you were probably angry about it. now they're thanking america and they might sue us. >>> plus new information about the aurora theater massacre. details of an elaborate trap and bizarre trap set by the alleged shooter that may give a window into the troubled state of his mind. >>> and demonstrations raging in southeast asia in response to the brutal rape and murder of a 23-year-old indian woman. padma speaks out about the attack. let's go "outfront." >>> good evening. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, thank you, america. insurance giant aig says it's very grateful for the $182 billion in taxpayer money that saved it from i don't even know if bankruptcy's the right word. how about complete and utter obliteration at the heig
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Jan 9, 2013 12:00am PST
-- by the media at large. >> the mainstream media is not going after him for this? cnn had a column on it. >> but if you just say that it is usually true. >> thank you, bill. >> you are welcome. >> that's the thing. he is getting mocked by current tv staffers who believed in the nonsense he was shoveling for all of these years. they said we never took big oil money for advertising. and then he sold it to big oil. it is like, yes, big oil is fine, you jerk. >> diane, you pointed out he has been the hipocrite for years and has pay -- has paid -- >> i think this is the first time. the reason was he was a hipocrite and went against their beliefs for once. now all of a sudden he is getting nailed for it which he never has in the past. >> does anybody care he said he wanted to sell his network to somebody that had his values and he chose al jazeera? >> i say good for him. >> he wouldn't sell it to glen beck, but he thought al jazeera was closer to his values. >> if those are his values, john. >> what are the values? >> i absolutely don't know. >> i don't know what are al jazeera's values? >>
Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
indicted. cnn contributor tom fuentes says bringing any suspects to justice will be very difficult because of the chaos in the aftermath of the attack. he says the fbi also lacks a strong investigative partner in libya. >>> for the second day in a row the same airline, the same boston airport, is having a problem with boeing's dream liner. this is japan airlines. there was a flight carrying 181 people. it was turned around after the cockpit crew discovered the 787 was leaking fuel. yesterday, an apparent electrical fire sent smoke through a different dream liner. boeing analyst carter league tells "outfront" that electrical problems are to be expected on new planes. monday's fire appeared unrelated to problems it had before. the company didn't have an immediate comment on today's fuel spill and this follows the fact the dream liner has been delayed again and again and again. many airlines are already angry it's taken this long to get delivery. >>> the irs will begin processing tax returns for most filers on january 30th. that's actually eight days later than you usually could do it
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
debate last fall when cnn's candy crowley almost -- almost -- asked barack obama and mitt romney about global warming. >> climate change, i had that question, all you climate change people, we just, you know again, we knew the economy was still the main thing so you knew you kind of wanted to go with the economy. >> and so she veered away, avoiding the issue as if global warming is of concern only to a small clique of elites instead of every one of us. and so for the first time since 1984 there was no mention of climate change in any of the presidential debates. no mention as that clock ticks away and the warnings mount. why isn't this planetary emergency on every politician's mind? why are any of us still silent? those questions prompted me to ask anthony leiserowitz to join me at this table. he's director of the yale project on climate change communication and a research scientist at yale university's school of forestry and environmental studies. he's a geographer by training, with a specialty in human behavior, the psychology of risk perception and decision making -- an expert on th
Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
advocates are up against, look at what happened on cnn last night. what a horror show. >> and i'm here to tell you, 1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms. doesn't matter how many lemmings you get on the street begging for them to have their guns taken. we will not relinquish them. do you understand? >> number one reason we need background checks. that kind of guy. keep him away from weapons. he's a radio talk show host and you heard him. alex jones, he doesn't want guns for hunting or personal protection. he wants guns to fight the government with. that's what he said last night. we'll get into that. the obama administration finally has the wind at its back on the issue of gun control. we know what the opposition looks like. it's that guy. >>> red storm rising. the crisis in the republican party. some republicans resent the hostile takeover by the tea party. some republicans in the tea party is fighting with itself. we have one of the combatants joining us, dick armey. >>> and the latest outrage involving penn state. the governor of pennsylvania has decided that the rea
Jan 9, 2013 7:30am EST
but it turned out the only south asian person these folks have ever seen was singed good on cnn. and i got asked because of my last name if i was related to him repeatedly. i still haven't met him, but one they wanted to i'm going to thanthank you for opening a lotf doors for me in west texas, just several weeks after 9/11. i went down and i had no experience. i've gone to law school. i didn't clinics in glasgow but i didn't really know what i was doing. i just had to rely on some common sense. i went to the courthouse, spent a lot of time pulling files trying to understand which lawyer represented which person as part of the sting. what was the race of this person, what was the sentence, did they go to trial, typically? i was making a matrix in my head about these cases and trying to understand what it was that is going to try to do. i came back. photocopies i made some quarters but i also spent a lot of time with the families in this town who were somewhat skeptical of a person coming down from new york, rightfully wondering, there's been some interest in these cases that people come
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
saw a fascinating report about the debt ceiling on cnn. take a look at this. >> in the coming weeks congress will once again grapple with america's spiraling national debt currently around $16 trillion. the exact figure is calculated constantly by the national debt clock, a clock, costing nearly $4 bill per day to operate the national debt clock is the cause of most of the national debt. more news after this. >> i didn't know that. $4 billion to operate the clock. >> that's why letterman said let's just unplug the clock and we'll solve the whole debt problem. very, very funny. >>> now to a story that's not so funny and causing a lot of concerns. boeing's groundbreaking 787 dreamliner was delayed for years because of produced trouble. now the company is dealing with two new 787 incidents in the past two days. >> boeing's stock is falling after the latest problems with the dreamliner. as mark strassmann reports, one of those jets sprung a leak yesterday before takeoff. >> reporter: as the boeing 787 dreamliner taxied to the runway approximately 40 gallons of fuel leaked from the aircr
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am EST
? >> alan dodds frank? yeah. >> alan dodds frank -- >> you got an e-mail -- no, he's a cnn guy. i thought you were talking about him. i realized we hadn't talked about dodd-frank in a while. his name is alan dodds frank. so how that possible? he's a business correspondent. >> yeah. >> his name is dodd frank. that's like -- >> yeah -- >> like arm & hammer, isn't it? the guy bought arm & hammer because his name -- then we used to have a guy on all the time, named after the craft store. remember that guy? >> michael's? >> no, the other one. >> a.c. moore? >> yeah. a.c. moore on all the time. >> i don't remember. >> he did not buy -- he is at argus research, a.c. moore. we got to hire this guy. he could be an expert on -- >> all the time. >> we'll have alan dodd frank on -- >> dodd-frank, if it were repealed, would he have less value? >> he was repealed, i think. where is he now? i'm sorry. did that -- >> let's go -- >> those were my kleenex. stay away from them. >>> let's go across the bond. time for the "global markets report." kelly evans is standing by. is there a famous company o
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